Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:34:07 +0200 From: Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: PR attack against XML Encryption On jeu., 2011-10-20 at 12:58 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote: > A German university has released a press release, alleging a > vulnerability in the W3C XML Encryption standard. Apparently, error > reporting from existing implementations can be used as an oracle to > recover information from messages encrypted in CBC mode. > > Details have not been published, as far as I know. Does anybody know > more? Paper was just presented at ACM CCS (http://www.sigsac.org/ccs/CCS2011/paper_list.shtml). Proceedings are available at http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2046756&dl=ACM&coll=DL&CFID=61633880&CFTOKEN=38378828 but afaict the paper is not (yet?) available freely. Regards, -- Yves-Alexis Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (837 bytes)
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